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NTSB: Lack of Signalman Led to Crane’s Contact with Grain Facility in Louisiana

No pollution or injuries were reported.

Posted: Oct 12, 2021 3:51 PM
Updated: Oct 12, 2021 3:58 PM

CONVENT, La. - On November 11, 2020, about 9:10 am, the bulk carrierGH Storm Cat’s no. 1 crane boom contacted the Zen-Noh Grain Corporation facility in Convent, Louisiana, while the crew was completing corn-loading operations.

The vessel was moored starboard side to with a crew of 19. No pollution or injuries were reported.

The vessel’s crane was undamaged; damage to the shoreside conveyor gallery was estimated to be $481,006.

To read the full NTSB report click here.

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